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  • Closure plan of Guantanamo prison in 'final stages' - White House

    Date: 2015-07-23 06:56:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:3027461

    WASHINGTON, July 23 (MENA) - The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the controversial US military prison Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman has said. Josh Earnest said the closure of the Cuban detention camp was a national ....

  • UAE drops fuel subsidies to boost finances, cut emissions

    Date: 2015-07-22 17:07:57 GMT - United Arab Emirates - World - SN:73 - ID:3025817

    LONDON, July 22 (MENA) - The collapse of oil prices from more than $100 a barrel a year ago to the current level of about $55 has put pressure on the budgets of oil-producing countries, Financial Times reported Wednesday. Oil-dependent economies ....

  • Egypt, Italy to ink MoUs during Mahlab's visit

    Date: 2015-07-22 08:27:02 GMT - Italy - World - SN:21 - ID:3016049

    MILAN, July 21 (MENA) - Egypt and Italy will sign several memorandums of understanding in the fields of petroleum, energy and electricity during a visit by Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab due to start on Wednesday. Mahlab will embark on a ....

  • US airstrike kills Khorasan group leader

    Date: 2015-07-21 20:24:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:3020669

    WASHINGTON, July 21 (MENA) - U.S. officials say a key al-Qaida figure has been killed in an American airstrike in Syria, the ABC News reported. The officials say that Muhsin al-Fadhli is dead. He was a leader of the Khorasan Group, a cadre of ....

  • Four Russian Warships Make Port Call in Equatorial Guinea

    Date: 2015-07-21 18:14:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:3019893

    MOSCOW, July 21 (MENA) - Four Russian warships led by missile cruiser Moskva on Tuesday arrived in the port of Malabo in Equatorial Guinea on an official visit, the Sputnik cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying. "Today, on July 21, a ....

  • Afghanistan condemns Turkey terror attack

    Date: 2015-07-21 12:38:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:3017525

    KABUL, July 21 (MENA) - Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday strongly condemned a terror attack in the Turkish town of Suruc that left at least 31 dead and around 100 others wounded, Khaama reported. Ghani said that terrorism became ....

  • Iranian FM presents text of JCPOA to parliament

    Date: 2015-07-21 10:07:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:3016429

    TEHRAN, July 21 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif presented the text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to theIranian parliament (Majlis), the Iranian news agency IRNA reported Tuesday. He went to the parliament ....

  • Iran-Germany ties connect Mideast, Europe: Rouhani

    Date: 2015-07-21 09:14:41 GMT - Iran - World - SN:16 - ID:3015933

    TEHRAN, July 21 (MENA) - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says broad relations between Iran and Germany can bring countries in the Middle East and Europe closer, according to Press TV. Rouhani made the remarks in a Monday meeting with German Economy ....

  • Egypt embassy in Germany to mark 1952 revolution anniversary

    Date: 2015-07-21 07:37:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:8 - ID:3015437

    BERLIN, July 21 (MENA) - The Egyptian Embassy in Germany is to hold an event on Wednesday to mark the 63th anniversary of Egypt's 1952 Revolution. Ambassador Mohamed Hegazi called on Egyptians living in Germany to attend the event. German ....

  • Cameron says UK fights against extremism of all religions

    Date: 2015-07-20 19:13:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:66 - ID:3014133

    LONDON, July 20 (MENA) – UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said the government has to fight extremism and ideologies that attract British nationals to join terror groups. In statements in Birmingham, Cameron said several foreigners born in the ....

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